Back-to-School Shopping: Tennis Clothes You Need This Fall

I absolutely loved back-to-school shopping growing up. There’s nothing better than heading to class with a brand-new backpack, squeaky clean pair of tennis shoes and razor sharp set of No. 2 pencils. For tennis players, back-to-school shopping also means scoping out designers’ fall collections for tank tops, athletic skirts and cozy hoodies. Whether you’re about to start your first year of college tennis, are prepping for the high school season or are taking lessons for the first time, we found some adorable autumn tennis apparel to add to your back-to-school shopping wish list.


College Prep

Starting your freshman year of college in the fall? We love this “Game, Set, Match” charm necklace, Stella McCartney tee and lemon yellow kicks for the collegiate tennis player. Be a stellar student-athlete with this red Vera Bradley backpack, library-themed Kate Spade tumbler and J. Crew button-down.

Top (from left): Vera Bradley Preppy Poly Backpack ($98, Zappos), Game Set Match Necklace ($150, Love Tennis by Hazel), Stella McCartney Barricade Club Tee ($55, Adidas). Bottom (from left): Adidas Women's Barricade Court Tennis Shoes Frozen Yellow and White ($65, Tennis Express), Kate Spade New York Bella Bookshelf Insulated Tumbler With Straw ($18 Belk), Petite Chambray Shirt ($59.99, J. Crew).


High School Cool

Ace high school this year with stylish pieces like this Urban Outfitters sweater, printed Lilly Pulitzer tumbler and polka dot Keds. After class, look cool on the tennis court in navy, green and white stripes. Smells like teen spirit.

Top (from left): Camp Collection & UO Tennis Rackets Top ($59, Urban Outfitters), Vickie Brown Women's D Ring Tennis Tank ($38.99, Tennis Express), Tumbler With Straw ($15, Lilly Pulitzer). Bottom (from left): Champion Microdot ($50, Keds), White Pleated Tennis Skirt Green and Navy Tipping ($78, Tuckernuck), Tennis Backpack in Navy and White With Green Accents ($124, Well Appointed House).


Primary (School) Colors

Have a little one who’s new to tennis? Make her first set of tennis clothes this fun yellow and blue ensemble from Fila. Complete your back-to-school shopping with this monogrammed tennis tote from Etsy, comfy pullover, patterned socks and pink water bottle.

Top (from left): Girls French Terry Pullover Bugaloo Blue Poly ($12, Old Navy), Fila Girls Spirit Double Layer Tennis Tank ($26.60, Tennis Express), Tennis Tote Monogrammed Canvas Boat Tote ($40, SEmbroideredBoutique on Etsy). Bottom (from left): Jeffries Socks Geo Low-Cut 3-Pack ($9.95, Zappos), Fila Girls Spirit Drawstring Skort ($24, Tennis Express), Orla Kiely Bamboo Glass Waterbottle ($14.99, Target).


Back-to-school shopping doesn’t have to be expensive. To help you save money in the midst of buying books, supplies and new clothes, we’re having a 20% off sale on tennis lessons this season! Use the code “Back2School” at checkout to save today.


I grew up in a tennis family with three younger sisters as doubles partners. If you enjoyed a blog post of mine or want to know more, feel free to email me at Thanks for reading and staying connected with MyTennisLessons!
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